Flexible Future

Dreams of Freedom and a Tiny House with Flexible Solar Panels

  Elizabeth Wynn knows a bit about a flexible future. As a thirty-something songwriter, she quit her job, built her own house on the base of an old van, and now, thanks to Sunflare solar panels, she lives entirely off the grid. Elizabeth also built her own furniture, as well as a full-sized shower, kitchen […]

Big Night Out

  This ARC34 designed VW Concept car comes fully loaded with a Bigfoot Tent and Sunflare SUN2 solar panels. Tent sleeps two. Solar panel powers a battery bank hidden near the spare tire that fuels dining and dancing. Table and Entertainment system are controlled by an iPhone app and Bluetooth connection. DC motor raises and […]

Simple design, beautiful life.

Vistabule Teardrop Trailer Powered by Sunflare   The design of the Vistabule Teardrop trailer harkens back to the 1950’s, but the amenities are oh, so new – starting with built-in solar panels. Now outdoor adventurists can have flexible solar panels built into the roof, capturing solar energy throughout the day. That makes it easier to power […]

Solar Eclipse 2017

Are You On The Path Of Totality?

The Path of Totality is the path across the United States that you will be able to see the total eclipse of the sun. Bob Berman of Wired described the experience as “exquisitely odd and wondrous sensation of solar emissions, both visible and invisible, vanishing right in the middle of the day.” In any given […]

IEC Approval Brings Sunshine To Sweden

After a combined 18 years of relentlessly pursuing the perfect CIGS solar technology, Sunflare and their European Research & Development partner, Midsummer, have received IEC certification on their SUN2 solar panels. IEC is the leading certification organization that prepares and publishes the International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. The Sunflare/Midsummer team is the […]

Rooftop Solar in the U.S. Getting a Recharge

  Let’s be honest. Most early adopters of solar technology who have rooftop solar panels installed on their homes have a vested interest in clean, renewable energy. But another big motivator for many consumers of solar energy is the money saved by generating their own electricity. That promise of cost savings just got a major […]

Yachting Magazine- featuring Sunflare's solar panels

Sunflare- Flexible Solar Panels

Sunflare, a Los Angeles startup, is the first company to successfully mass produce flexible, light, affordable CIGS solar panels. In case you are new to solar tech, CIGS flexible panels technology is lightweight, malleable, unbreakable, and wind resistant. They are great for high wind areas, as their flat installation does not increase the wind load. […]

Trump Says Paris is Bad for Business – Business Leaders Disagree.

Trump Says Paris is Bad for Business – Business Leaders Disagree.

President Trump is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, promising that the move will create more jobs for Americans. But most American business leaders disagree. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, joined a number of top business executives including Tim Cook, Apple CEO, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon, […]

Do the right thing.

  Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement is a major setback on the work that needs to be done to curb climate change. By not adhering to the agreement, we are showing how little we, as a country, value any global commitment. And how little we value the future of our children’s children. When I […]

Jobs in the Solar Power Industry Continue to Grow

Though job creation in the coal and natural gas industries has grabbed most of the headlines in recent months, the solar power workforce has been rapidly expanding for several years. Solar power accounts for less than one percent of electricity generation in the U.S., but the solar power industry currently generates more jobs than the […]

4 Ways California is Leading the Solar Energy Charge…

Top Market for Solar Energy When it comes to solar energy, California is leading the charge. According to SolarNation, California is the top market in the U.S. for solar energy with over 240,000 solar projects launched within the state in recent times, generating a total of 2,339 megawatts of electricity. So, what is the secret […]

Is Your Home a Candidate for Rooftop Solar Panels?

Ever wondered if your home is a candidate for rooftop solar panels? According to Google, there’s a very good chance that it is. According to pv magazine, Google’s online solar assessment tool – Project Sunroof – now covers almost 60 million buildings across all 50 states and 79% of the country’s rooftops have enough un-shaded […]

What is Net Metering and How Does it Work?

The environmental benefits of solar power systems are well known, but did you also know that solar power provides economic benefits? The right size solar power system can produce enough electricity to power your home or business for the entire year. In other words, you can actually be compensated for “going solar.” Here’s How Net […]

Our Food’s Carbon Footprint: How Food Contributes to CO2…

When it comes to emitting harmful CO2 into the atmosphere, there are lots of things we can all do to positively impact the environment – from composting our garbage to reducing the amount of beef that we eat. According to Green Eatz, food contributes to the carbon footprint in many ways. He says, “The greenhouse […]

Stay Off of My Blue Suede Shoes

Forty miles away from any inhabited island in the Galapagos Islands, a boat drops off Dave Anderson, professor of biology and his crew of four from Wake Forest University. It won’t return for several months. They are the only people on the island. Their communication with the outside world is spotty–there’s a cell tower some […]

What is a carbon tax? by sunflaresolar.com

What is a Carbon Tax?

Climate change, or global warming, is the result of the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that can have major environmental implications such as the destruction of coastal regions, disruption of ecosystems, economic devastation and more. The Carbon Tax is a tax on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels – the primary greenhouse gas […]

net metering: a flexible future for the planet by sunflaresolar.com

Net Metering: A Flexible Future for the Planet

Now more than ever, consumers understand that alternative energy is critical to the survival of our planet. As a result, they want the freedom to choose the energy they consume – whether it’s from fossil fuel or alternative energy. Consumers also want to determine how they consume energy, as well as the ability to produce […]